Coal Mining

Federal Judge Approves Sale of Blackjewel to Contura
A West Virginia Federal Bankruptcy judge on Tuesday allowed the sale of Blackjewel LLC to Contura Energy to move forward.
Contura will purchase the Eagle Butte and Belle Ayr mines in Wyoming's Powder River Basin along with the Pax Mine in Scarbro, W...
Wyoming Nets $2B On Federal Coal Sales Since ’92
The coal industry says the state of Wyoming has earned just over $2 billion on federal coal lease sales over the last 20 years.
Marion Loomis, executive director of the Wyoming Mining Association, says Arch Coal's successful $300 million bid in the Powder River Basin earlier this month pushed th…
Wyoming Coal To China?
As demand for coal has eased in the U-S, it's risen overseas - specifically, China. And plans are underway to ship coal to Asia from Wyoming and Montana, with construction recently approved for a new export terminal in Washington State. The Sierra Club and other groups are challenging that decision …